I'm starting to have flashbacks from the 1980ies.
But as long as I don't have to go through the later stages of puberty again, I think I can handle it.
A major US House of Representatives committee wants 22 government agencies to tell it where they've got Kaspersky Lab products in their networks. The demand by the House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology comes amid escalating tension between the USA and Russia, after the latter on Sunday told the …
We know how susceptible US companies have been to pressure from government spooks asking them to put back doors in their code and set default encryption algorithms to have weaker default choices.
If you're used to behaving a certain way it's not very surprising that you expect everyone else to do the same.
And following Snowden it's clear that some parts of the US govt are very used to behaving a certain way.
Is anyone on the House of Representatives committee the least bit savvy on IT? These investigations that drag on for months. Have they not heard from the internet watchers about increased traffic at critical times? Isn't Kaspersky Labs one of the best at picking up dodgy code?
I used Kaspersky for years because it was, and probably still is, the best
The American government appears to be paranoid about anything Russian. An offer to give the code is not accepted but USA sticks to its rhetoric.
Perhaps the government knows how leaky their machines are and need to pass the blame.
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